Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Spring Semester, 2008
- May 16: We've posted practice
final solutions (updated May 16 afternoon).
- May 14: Pick up the final exam in 34-101, Wed May 21 at 1:30pm.
- May 14: Review sessions:
- Review sessions to work through practice final (in Lab)
Thu 10 - 1; Thu 2 - 5; Fri 10 - 1
- Review sessions on subjects Sunday, May 18, in 34-101
1 - 2:30 difference equations
2:30 - 4 search, probability
4 - 5:30 circuits
5:30 - 7 programming
- May 7: Nano-quiz make-up night (Wed May 7) from
5:30PM - 10PM in 32-123. Closed book, notes.
- May 5: We've posted a final
exam announcement and practice final to help you study. This version was
revised on Monday May 12.
- Apr. 21: Exploration 5 has been graded. There are some brief
comments on the grading here.
- Apr. 17: Lab 8 has been graded. Here are some grading
- Apr. 14: Exploration 2 has been graded. There are some brief
comments on the grading here.
- Apr. 3: Questions 15 and 16 from design lab 8 have been moved to design lab 9. You can finish them in lab next week and turn them in with the lab 9 write-ups. The rest of the lab 8 write-up is due as usual.
- Apr. 2: We're handing out a revised version of the design lab.
- Apr. 1: (No joke) We've substantially decreased the number of questions you have to hand in written answers to for ps8.
- Mar. 31: We've posted some comments on grading Assignment
5 and Assignment
- Mar. 21: Because of spring break, TA hours are cancelled
until Sunday, March 30th. The schedule will return to normal on the
30th at 2PM. If you need help in the meantime, email
- Mar. 21: We've posted some comments on grading Assignment
- Mar. 16: The midterm is on March 19. See the course
calendar for details and a sample exam.
- Mar. 13: We have added TA lab hours from 6-8 on Sunday night and 7-10 on Tuesday nights. This change will take place on Sunday, March 9th.
- Mar. 13: Error in course notes: Self-check problem three
has the wrong equation. The problem should read:
Find a formula for y[n], where y[n]=2y[n-1] + y[n-2] +x[n], where the
input signal x is the unit sample.
- Mar. 5: We've posted some comments on grading
Assignment 2 and
Please take a look.
- Mar. 3: If you need to convert the PS files generated by SoaR windows
into PDF and don't have a handy tool available for that, you could consider
using this free service.
- Mar. 2: There is a new version of SoaR that no longer has the "bad file
descriptor" bug on Windows. Version soar3-204 is the newest version.
- Feb. 21: We've added a page that summarizes all the due dates for
assignments. If you put your mouse over Calendar (in yellow at the top and
bottom of the page) you will see DUE DATES. There is also a link in the list of
links near the bottom of this page.
- Feb 21: If you believe that there is an error in the grading of any of
your assignments, please write a description of the issue, staple it to your
original paper and hand it in to one of the faculty members during one of the
- Feb. 21: We've posted some comments
on grading of nanoquiz 2 and comments
on grading Assignment 1. Please take a look.
- Feb. 19: The MIT Teaching and Learning Laboratory will be
contacting 6.01 students about interviews to help assess how the course is
going. We hope you'll be able to do these, if you are contacted
- Feb. 16: For those of you who can't wait until we start playing
with circuits in the class: The MIT Electronic Research Society has build parties on
Fridays at 7:30 PM.
- Feb. 16: The class schedule for this week is different because of
the Monday holiday and the Tuesday virtual Monday. See the course
calendar for details.
- Feb. 13: We've made
a sample written
homework submission to illustrate the kind of write-up we expect
- Feb. 11: We've posted some comments
on grading of nanoquiz 1. Please take a look.
- Feb. 5: Please install the course software on your computer (see instructions under the
link). Or, you can use Athena instead.
- Feb. 5: Be sure to bring a copy of the weekly assignment to the design lab.
- Feb. 5: This week's design lab (and every week) will begin with a
nanoquiz covering the material assigned for homework.
You may use the weekly assignment handout, but the quiz is otherwise